Michael Siegrist

About/Bio

Michael Siegrist is legal officer of the International Humanitarian Law and International Criminal Justice Section at the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs in Bern, Switzerland, specializing in weapons law and the conduct of hostilities under international humanitarian law.

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A “Compliance-Based” Approach to Autonomous Weapon Systems

A Group of Governmental Experts (GGE) on the topic of Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWS) concluded its first meeting in Geneva on 17 November 2017. The meeting was held under the auspices of the Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) and built upon on three informal meetings of experts held between 2014 and 2016 (for reports…

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